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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 138619
Last updated: 18 November 2021
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Date:20-MAY-1953
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic T28 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
North American T-28A
Owner/operator:3525th PTWg USAF (3525th PTWg United States Air Force)
Registration: 51-7557
MSN: 174-410
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Phoenix, Arizona -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Williams AFB, Arizona
Destination airport:
Narrative:
On 20 May 1953, while assigned to the 3525th Pilot Training Wing, Williams Air Force Base, Arizona, this T-28A crashed during a formation flight. Apparently, the student pilot lost control and the aircraft spun in near Phoenix, Arizona, approx 25 miles north of Williams AFB.

The student pilot - later named as Thomas P Casey - did not bale out, and perished in the crash

Sources:

[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.logbookmag.com/databases/articles.asp?ID=133&CatID=43]
http://web.archive.org/web/20110129115727/http://accident-report.com/Serials/1951a.htm
http://www.koreanwar-educator.org/topics/airplane_crashes/airplane_accidents.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Sep-2011 16:07 Dr. John Smith Added
23-Dec-2019 22:19 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Narrative, Operator]

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